Publication Date: December 2002
Publisher: John and Mary R. Markle Foundation
Author(s): Frederick S. Tipson; Claudia Frittelli
Research Area: Economics; Human rights; Media, telecommunications, and information
Keywords: Digital Divide; Developing countries; Infrastructure; Information Technology for Development
Provides a broad overview of national development initiatives on information and communications technologies (ICTs) in the first few years of the 21st Century. Highlights some of the major opportunities and calls attention to some of the principal challenges and pitfalls that confront national leaders in their efforts to organize large-scale initiatives for change.